Eldorado Mining Disaster, The

DESCRIPTION: "With sorrow we remember, the middle of July, When those six noble miners were all destined to die." The song describes the slow death of the trapped miners, and describes the pathetic farewell message "Poor Dawkins" wrote
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1973
KEYWORDS: mining death disaster Australia
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
July, 1895 - Collapse of the Eldorado Mine near Chiltern, Victoria, Australia
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fahey-Eureka, pp. 206-207, "The Eldorado Mining Disaster" (1 text, 1 tune)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Poor Dawkins
File: FaE206

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